Monday, 7 January 2019

rats

i am really scared of rats, mice, sharks and snakes.  not much chance of seeing a shark around here thank goodness and i haven't seen a snake either so that's really good.  i think i'd die if i did.  rats on the other hand do invade my space.  i was sitting on the couch once, just minding my own business, when a large rat ran along the fence.  i nearly died.  omg.  anyhoo, i was getting over the shock and horror of that when a few hours later it ran back in the other direction.  yuck.  yesterday i put some bread crusts on the lawn for the birds.  when i went to bed i looked out of the front door and i saw a small rat eating the crusts.  it saw me and ran off and set off the lights.  omg.  the crust is completely gone this morning.  i must have been a bit rattled because i came down this morning and the tv was still on.  oh dear.  they are plentiful in bali and i usually spot one or two.  years ago they were everywhere and one year i didn't see one. 

3 comments:

  1. Not a nice creature when cornered are rats.

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  2. I'm not scared of them, but I'd rather not see any in my home. Thankfully, I haven't seen any in the 7+ years I've been here. I do get garden creepy crawlies though, cockroaches, earwigs, slaters and millipedes. They're seasonal apart from the cockroaches and I've put out baits for those now.

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  3. They are creepy. Can you set a trap or put out some ransack trays.

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